The Categories Of Wind An Informative Article About The Different Kinds Of Winds

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The speed at which the air current moves, and the direction from which it moves determines what the wind is named and also determines weather the wind is harmful or beneficial. A wind of 19 to 24 mile an hour is classified as a fresh breeze, and is not harmful. When the wind reaches a […]


Enhance Marketing Of Fruits And Vegetables

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Fruits and vegetables are usually more difficult to market than to produce. There are ready markets available daily or weekly for grain and livestock in almost all areas of the United States. There are few similar markets for fruits and vegetables. Most commodities are produced in abundance and long established market channels may be closed […]


Practices To Enhance Marketing Of Fruits And Vegetables

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Fruits and vegetables are usually more difficult to market than to produce. There are ready markets available daily or weekly for grain and livestock in almost all areas of the United States. There are few similar markets for fruits and vegetables. Most commodities are produced in abundance and long established market channels may be closed […]


My Thoughts On Food Today

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What happened to the old days where you would rotate your crops from year to year, eat food you could grow yourself in the country you live in and having fruit and vegetables only when they were in season? Today when you walk down the isle of any supermarket, certainly in England, you can buy […]


Understanding Technology Post Harvesting

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When it comes to processing perishable crops, what is done to the crops the moment they are uprooted from the ground determines the final quality of the said crop, to a very large extent. As the name suggests, the act of processing the crop ( Dusting, sorting, cleaning and packing the crops) after the harvest, […]


Understanding Post Harvesting Technology

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When it comes to processing perishable crops, what is done to the crops the moment they are uprooted from the ground determines the final quality of the said crop, to a very large extent. As the name suggests, the act of processing the crop ( Dusting, sorting, cleaning and packing the crops) after the harvest, […]


What Are Genetically Modified Foods

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It is difficult to think of another technology that has caused as much debate or concern as that of genetic engineering (GE) with food. Should patents on plants, animals and humans, as well as patents on their genes be allowed? Our ability to alter the genetic blueprint of animals and plants is in the process […]


Your Vegetables May Be Laced With Antibiotics

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Careful what you eat, especially if you are allergic to certain antibiotics. Recent studies have shown that some vegetables absorb the antibiotic chemicals from the soil they are grown in. Why? Animal manure. In our vast food chain, it seems that we have come across the ultimate irony. Humans are now being punished by their […]


Grow Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

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Organic systems recognize that our health is directly connected to the health of the food we eat and, ultimately, the health of the soil. Here are some of the main features of organic growing: – Organic growing severely restricts the use of artificial chemical fertilizers and pesticides. – Instead, organic growers rely on developing a […]


The Humble Potato May Be The Solution To The World Food Crisis

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A rise in food prices have affected the entire world, especially third world countries like Egypt and Haiti, where the high cost of food has already lead to rioting and voilence. A variety of factors have been blamed for the global food crisis, including the rise in fuel and energy prices and increased demand in […]


Boost Yield By Adding Co2 To Your Hydroponic Garden

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Low carbon dioxide (CO2) measures will limit your plant’s capacity to create energy through photosynthesis. Crops can process a great deal more CO2 than is normally found in the surroundings. One of the best ways to boost growth is to enhance the quantity of CO2 available to your crops with a CO2 system in your […]


The Cultivation Of Vegetables

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Before taking up the garden vegetables individually, I shall outline the general practice of cultivation, which applies to all. The purposes of cultivation are three to get rid of weeds, and to stimulate growth by (1) letting air into the soil and freeing unavailable plant food, and (2) by conserving moisture. As to weeds, the […]


Fertilizer Understanding It S Use

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Commonly used to promote growth in plants, fertlizer is applied to the soil after being obtained naturally or through a chemical process. Due to the fact that natural products are generally more healthy than those that are manufactured, natural fertilizer is often the best type to use. Fertilizer, alone, is designed to provide three major […]


Money Management Is Like Farming

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In several of Thom Hartmann’s books about ADHD he compares people with ADHD to hunters and people who do not have ADHD to farmers. While many adults with ADD would not make good farmers or money managers, it is still important to know how to grow your own food and to grow your own money. […]


Hemp And Marijuana Eliminating The Confusion

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“Hemp/industrial hemp” and “marijuana” are two distinct varieties of the same plant species. “Hemp” is a fiber crop. “Marijuana” is a drug crop. However, these definitions have become confused in the last 60 years. Recently, a movement has begun to distinguish the terms again. It is important to understand the history of usage of these […]


Ethanol As An Alternative

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Ethanol fuel is changing our lives and changing the economy in ways no one anticipated before, with energy costs rising every day, there has been an increased interest in ethanol fuel. Ethanol is a variety of alcohol that can be produced in a natural fashion, similar to the way in which alcoholic beverages are produced. […]